Lesson Four

Watch Bouncing Balls!
Present Character Designs!

Model sheets
betty boop-model sheet

goofy
Stewie

Words:

7.Key Frame
8.Break Down
9.In-between
10.Flipping

Background Design:

Gertie_the_Dinosaur_5052
flintstones-christmas
EXH-2007-engel-ara

Films with simple backgrounds:
Excerpt from Jules Engel’s Carnival, 1963 (World of Sine)

Jeremy Can’t Drink Milk

More examples of films with very simple backgrounds and some color (not ‘full’ color):

Jackpot

Then- you might think this is simple, but it’s not!’
Presenting the magic that is Don Hertzfeldt:


HOMEWORK:

Next class, you will each pin up your background designs. They, too, may be fully colored (pencil, paint, crayons, whatever!). This background design should be based on your final project HOWEVER! as always, you may end up changing your project. That’s still OK, but definitely have your designs for character and background locked down by the time you work on your storyboards!

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